B.A.J. in Journalism
At its core, journalism is about storytelling. The best journalists will seek truths that matter and report them. From taking photos on another continent to shooting video at a playoff game or writing words that change lives - here you won't simply study journalism, you'll experience it.
The journalism program offers courses in areas such as video storytelling, photojournalism, media design, social media, news, and sports reporting, as well as magazine media. A variety of electives and specializations are offered, all to prepare students for working in the broad fields of visual media, media design and digital news.
- Accelerated Law (3+3)
- Emphasis - Journalism Broadcast
- Emphasis - Journalism News-editorial
- Specialization - Health Communication
- Specialization - Magazine Publish & Mgmt
- Specialization - Media Sales and Mgmt
- Specialization - Public Relations
- Specialization - Social Media
- Specialization - Sports Comm & Promotion
- Specialization - Visual Design
A B.A.J. degree requires 36 semester hours of journalism courses, including a core of the following courses: Jour 101, 102, 271, 375, 301, 371, 500, and 575. In addition to the core listed above, students must complete either an emphasis in news-editorial journalism or in broadcast journalism, plus additional specialization or elective courses in journalism to satisfy the 36-hour requirement. Journalism majors may take up to 52 semester hours of journalism courses.